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Mauricio Ruiz is a writer and journalist who has lived in the US, Belgium, Mexico and Norway. His work has appeared in Words Without Borders, CatapultThe CommonThe RumpusElectric LiteratureJMWWRiver TeethLiteral Magazine, among others. He's been shortlisted for the Bridport Prize and Myriad Editions Competition in the UK, as well as the Fish Short Story Prize in Ireland. He has received fellowships from OMI writers (NY), Société des auteurs (Belgium), Jakob Sande (Norway), Can Serrat (Spain), and the Three Seas' Council (Rhodes). His second book, Silencios al sur, was published in early 2017, and his work has partially been translated into Dutch and French. Mauricio Ruiz can be followed on Twitter and Instagram.

28 April 2022

1,500 languages could disappear by the end of the century

Research by the Australian National University (ANU) has found that of the world’s 7,000 recognized languages, around half are currently endangered. 1,500 are particularly at risk. […]
28 April 2022

This is the longest train journey in the world

Are you a fan of traveling by train? You’ll be delighted to know that as of December 2nd you can travel all the way from Portugal […]
27 April 2022

The world’s 10 most underrated road trips

Choosing is hard. And nonetheless, it’s something we have to do each and every day. From the clothes we put on in the morning to the […]
27 April 2022

Which countries are poised to win the hydrogen race?

With the impacts of climate change becoming more and more apparent, policymakers worldwide are betting on clean hydrogen to break away from fossil fuels. Climate change […]
27 April 2022

Online travel platforms vs. inflation. What does it take to keep holidays affordable?

With inflation putting a squeeze on household finances, a growing number of people are at risk of being priced out of leisure travel. However, research suggests […]
27 April 2022

Where does your recycling actually go?

In the US, recycling materials like packaging could end up in a landfill or be shipped abroad and burned. Experts predict that only 9% of all […]
26 April 2022

This hydrogen-powered e-bike is the first of its kind

Dutch design office Studio MOM has teamed up with hydrogen battery pioneer LAVO to develop an electric bike that can carry heavy cargo over long distances, […]
25 April 2022

12 best ways to reduce city car use

The transition to electric vehicles is progressing, but slowly, with cars using non-renewable fuels still very much in circulation and use. New research from the World […]
25 April 2022
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Music sales hit new record thanks to the boom in streaming

The global music industry hit a new record in global sales for 2021, up by 20%. The growth has been attributed to a surge in streaming, […]
25 April 2022

WTTC and ForwardKeys forecast massive increase in global international inbound travel

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) and its knowledge partner ForwardKeys, forecast a major increase in global international flights bookings as international travel takes off. […]
25 April 2022

Glasgow declaration on Climate Action in Tourism has passed the 500 signatories milestone

The number of signatories to the Glasgow Declaration on Climate Action in Tourism has passed the 500-mark, just four months after the landmark initiative was launched at […]
22 April 2022

How to celebrate Earth Day 2022

Earth Day 2022’s theme “Invest in our Planet: what will you do?” invites business and policy-makers to join the global movement and find ways to protect […]
21 April 2022

This summer to be the “busiest travel season ever”, according to Expedia CEO

In a recent interview with Bloomberg, Expedia CEO Peter Kern predicted that “Summer 2022 will be the busiest travel season ever”. He explains that it is […]
21 April 2022

What is Earth Day and why is it celebrated?

Its origins go back to 1970, marking the anniversary of the birth of the modern environmental movement. 1. Silent Spring Decades of blind consumerism of leaded […]
20 April 2022

Healthy diets could prolong life up to 10 years

Eating a healthy diet could increase the lifespan of young adults by as much as 10 years, according to new scientific research. 1. Healthy diet There’s […]
20 April 2022

Emirates’ boss says the airline will keep flying to Russia

The Emirates’ President Sir Tim Clark stressed that all flights to Russia will continue, unless the airline’s owner, the government of Dubai, instructs him to act […]
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